Vancouver’s Wildebeest Offers Limited-Edition “Field & Forest” Menu

Photo Credit: Jonathan Norton

Just as we’re getting weary of turnips and beets, spring is upon us, with a host of gorgeous ingredients to inspire chefs around the city.

Wildebeest, located in iconic Gastown, has worked hard to cultivate strong relationships with local producers and foragers, offering a menu that shifts with the seasons. Their latest featured items showcase the bounty of “Field & Forest.”

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Vancouver’s Wildebeest Offers Limited-Edition “Field & Forest” Menu

Vancouver’s Wildebeest Seduces with a Special Two-Week Game and Mushroom Menu

Vacche Rosse ravioli; Photo Credit: Jonathan Norton

Autumnal eating is especially pleasurable because the palate suddenly begins craving earthier, darker flavours.

Wildebeest (120 West Hastings Street), which prides itself on its local and seasonal sourcing and cooking, has shifted their menu into fall, with limited-edition items that showcase mushrooms and a variety of game meat.

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Vancouver’s Wildebeest Seduces with a Special Two-Week Game and Mushroom Menu

Where to Eat and Drink with Pride in Vancouver

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In the lead-up to the wonderfully exuberant Pride Parade on August 5, 2018, in downtown Vancouver, dining establishments around town are offering a host of different ways to celebrate through food and drink.

Whether it’s feasting at a Big Gay Luao or sipping specialty themed cocktails, there are many ways in the city to get in the spirit of Pride.

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Where to Eat and Drink with Pride in Vancouver

Where to Dine for Valentine’s Day 2018 in Vancouver

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With Dine Out Vancouver wrapping up this weekend (until February 4, 2018), the next big eating occasion out for Vancouverites will be Valentine’s Day. For those wanting to celebrate their love over a lovely multi-course meal, the city offers many restaurants eager to woo you with their culinary prowess.

Here are six establishments that have put together unique and sumptuous menus for paying tribute to the day of hearts.

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Where to Dine for Valentine’s Day 2018 in Vancouver

3 Autumn Menus to Try Right Now in Vancouver

YEW’s pan-fried scallops; Sourced from Shingo Kido

Autumn is by far my favourite season in Vancouver, with the changing colours of the leaves, the more contemplative weather, and, above all, the delicious comfort food available at restaurants around the city.

Fall cooking has the kind of robust flavours that are perfect for warming up on a chilly day. And with an abundance of exciting local ingredients, chefs in Vancouver have dreamed up some sumptuous dishes. Here are three menus to try in the city this season:

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3 Autumn Menus to Try Right Now in Vancouver

Where to Drink Vancouver’s Six Best Classic Bourbon Cocktails Right Now

As the season shifts from summer to fall, it’s time to switch up fresh summer flavours for cosy fall sippers; in other words, embrace bourbon. And because everything tastes better when you know more about it, we asked Joel Virginillo, Reserve consultant and ambassador, Wirtz Beverage to explain a little more. “Bourbon is the definition of American whiskey: bold, boisterous and complex on the palate.  Bourbon was historically made in Kentucky, but recently the laws were relaxed and now any state can produce it as long as it follows the steadfast rules of two years minimum aging in brand new oak barrels and it needs to be a minimum 51% corn based with no charcoal filtration.”

So now you know what you’re drinking, here’s six classic Bourbon cocktails to try in six awesome Vancouver bars, ready, steady, cheers!  Continue reading:
Where to Drink Vancouver’s Six Best Classic Bourbon Cocktails Right Now

Cheers! Top Drop Vancouver is Back

Photo credit: Christine McAvoy Photograph

Photo credit: Christine McAvoy Photograph

If you’ve not heard of it before, prepare to get thoroughly excited about the return of Top Drop Vancouver, a unique two day event that brings together wineries, craft breweries, and cideries from around the world and then pairs them with delicious sustainably farmed foods. Top Drop Vancouver’s Main Event is a charity fundraising grand tasting and there are a brace of thrilling winery dinners that have tickets available too.  Continue reading:
Cheers! Top Drop Vancouver is Back